Offer quality technical and professional degree programs, as documented by institutional and academic assessment processes at the associate, bachelor's and graduate level, diplomas, certificates and adult degree completion programs to traditional, adult and international learners.

     Provide a general education program to build awareness, abilities and interests to empower lifelong learners as knowledgeable citizens of the global community. Provide a collegiate experience through instructional and support services that creates a stimulating, caring and supportive learner-centric environment in which students are encouraged to achieve the educational goals established by the university.

     Promote learning and working environment by providing new technologies, methodologies and practices that enhance and extend quality programs and services. Prepare students to provide leadership and services for the employment needs of business, industry and government worldwide. Pursue communication, cooperation and alliances with educational institutions, organizations and associations one local, regional, national and international basis. Respond to an ever-changing societal demands for personal and professional development and continuing education through flexible scheduling and convenient access via traditional, accelerated and distance delivery methodologies.

Assist students in the development of ethical values and behaviour.

     Foster an environment that encourages involvement by employees in the innovation and solution-seeking processes and provide an opportunity for personal and leadership development.

     Provide a stable institutional environment where human, financial and physical resources are sufficient to accomplish its educational and institutional goals as a sound basis for continued growth and development.

Goals of Vaigai College of Engineering

     VCE, as a higher learning institute in Engineering and Technology, will strive to educate the youth, especially from the rural and economically backward community and to transform them into global leaders in Industrial, Economical, Academic, and Political fields.

The said goal shall be achieved by 2025 by pursuing the following Road map :

I. Short term goal:

VCE is committed to provide world class infrastructure and teaching facilities in engineering education.


1. Attracting talented students and Faculty as well as administrative personnel.

2. Capitalize the intellectual resources through better teaching-learning environment.

3. Making quality education accessible and affordable to socially and economically weaker section.

4. Conducting skill development courses for students so as to discover themselves their own interest and to enhance their competence to meet the global challenges.

II. Medium term goal:

VCE shall reach top position in academics and Research in Engineering & Technology by 2018 in TamilNadu state and No. 1 position in South India by 2020.


1. Imparting quality technical education by providing world class facilities and ambience that attract students of multi nations and moulding them as complete citizens for community.

2. Encouraging residential programmes so that Students can have more time for academics as well as Co curricular and Extra curricular activities.

3. By providing quarters/residence in the campus, Faculty members shall be encouraged to spare more time for research.

4. Facilities including Indoor auditoriums shall be constructed to encourage sports and games.

5. Faculty members shall be encouraged to interact with industries for consultancy works.

6. Faculty and students shall be motivated to publish articles in international journals, Participate in international conferences, Participate in discussions, debates in Medias which will make the presence of VCE at National/International level.

III. Long term goal:

VCE will attain world ranking in Engineering education and Research by 2025.


1. Attracting and accommodating students and staff globally.

2. Introducing exchange programmes for students and faculty.

3. Placing the students in MNCs .

4. Organizing interaction with persons of international caliber by way of Guest lectures/workshops/seminars.

5. Developing the Work force strategically.

6. Actively participating in industrial development/advisory committees.

7. Collaborating with Govt, Industries/ Agencies, and to provide tailor made programmes.

Trust Policy

• Vaigai Educational Trust (VET) has been established for the purpose of Education and Welfare to the Community at large, without discrimination of caste, creed, or religion.

• The name of the Trust may, however, be changed from time to time, by passing a resolution to that effect, after having duly obtained a written permission from the Registrar of Societies, Madurai.

• The Trust is functioning at “I floor, Lakshmi Sankar Illam”, 4/347, Aravinth Nagar 3rd Street, Thirunagar, Madurai – 625 006, on a rental basis.

• VET shall establish, maintain and run educational institutions like Schools, Colleges, Service Centres, Industrial Training Centres, Research Centres and other allied institutions.

• VET shall provide education and learning in the fields of Science, Engineering, Technology and other Socio-Cultural programs of study.

• The Trustees of VET shall be either classified as ‘First Trustees’ and ‘Co-opted Trustees’. They together form the ‘General Body’ of the Trust.

• The Board of Trustees and the Office Bearers of the Trust shall be elected by the General Body every three years.

• The first Board of Trustees shall be elected by the first meeting of the General Body, since the Trust has come into existence, with two terms in succession, each with duration of 3 years, as its tenure. The subsequent Boards shall have a term of 3 years.

• For the first three terms, however, the Board of Trustees shall be elected only from among the ‘First Trustees’.

• From the fourth term onwards, the ‘Co-opted’ members shall also be eligible to become members of the Board of Trustees.

• Higher offices like Chairman and Secretary of the Trust shall be occupied only by one among the members of the ‘First Trustees’ of the Board of Trustees in all the Boards.

• At any point in time, the number of Co-Opted Trustees in the Board shall not exceed 40% of the Board strength.

• The Board of Trustees shall look after the administrative responsibilities of the Trust.

In addition, the Board may also exercise more powers including, but not limited to,

• Raising of funds for the Trust

• Buying, taking on lease or in exchange, hiring or otherwise acquiring properties for the Trust

• Maintaining and equipping of the acquired properties for the purpose of use of the Trust

• Selling, leasing out or otherwise disposing of all or any part of the properties belonging to the Trust.

• Borrowing money, for the purpose the Trust, by charging, in whole or any part of, the property belonging to the Trust as security, for the repayment of loans borrowed earlier.

• Co-operating with other Trusts, voluntary bodies and statutory authorities, and exchanging information as well as advice with them.

• Establishing or supporting any charitable Trusts, associations or Institutions formed, from time to time, for the charitable purposes of the Trust.

• Acquiring, merging with or entering into any partnerships or joint ventures arrangements with any other charity formed for any of the charitable purposes of the Trust.

• Creating such advisory committee or sub-committee(s) as the Trustees feel fit.

• Employing and remunerating such staff as may be necessary for carrying-out the charitable activities of the Trust.

• Opening Account(s) for the Trust in scheduled bank(s). The account(s) shall jointly be in the names of the Secretary and Treasurer and shall be operated jointly by them.

• Using the funds of the Trust to meet any necessary and reasonable expenses which the Trustees incur, in the course of carrying out their responsibilities as Trustees of the Trust.

• Making amendments to the Trust Deed, from time to time, with the approval of the General Body.

• No amendments to the Trust Deed/Memorandum of Association Bye-Laws, Rules and Regulations, shall be made which may prove to be repugnant to the provisions of Section 2(15) 11, 12 and 13 and 80 G of the Income TAX Act 1961 as amended from time to time.

• In general, Chairman and Secretary are authorized to purchase land and other properties on behalf of the Trust. However, the Board of Trustees shall authorize some other member of the Board too, for such purpose.

• All the powers of the Board may be exercised by the Secretary, which shall be got ratified in the next Board meeting. The Secretary may delegate such powers as may be decided by the Board to the other members of the Board or employees of the Trust, from time to time.

• The Secretary shall be in charge of the Minutes of Meetings, Accounts and Documents relating to the Trust affairs.

• The Board of Trustees shall meet once in three months normally and more frequently when required by the Secretary of the Board.

• Notice shall be given at least 3 days in advance, prior to the date of the meeting, but normally there shall be a notice period of 2 weeks before the meeting.

• In case of an emergency or necessity, as may be decided, the Secretary be vested with the powers to dispense with such notice and call for such urgent meetings, at his own discretion.

• The Chairman shall preside over all the meetings. In the absence of Chairman, any one among the Vice-Chairman or a senior member of the Board shall preside over the meeting.

• All the decisions of the Board shall be by majority vote. In case of tie, the presiding of the corresponding meeting shall be given an additional vote at his own discretion.

• There shall be a quorum of 1/3 of the total number of members in case of a meeting of Board of Trustees and 1/3 of the total number of members in case of a meeting of the General Body.

• The General Body of the Trust shall meet at least once in a year. Notice to this effect shall be given at least 3 days before date of the meeting, but normally there shall be a notice period of 2 weeks before the meeting.

• The Secretary shall have the powers to dispense with such notice and call for urgent meetings of Trustees at his own discretion or on the request of more than 10 members of the Trustees for the discussion of any urgent matter.

• The Revenues or Funds of the Trust shall be solely utilized towards the purpose of the Trust and no portion thereof shall be utilized for payment to Trustees by way of profit, dividend, etc.

• The Trustees may dissolve the Trust when it is necessary or desirable to do so. To be effective, the Trust must pass a Resolution at a special meeting by a 2/3 majority of the Trustees.

• Any assets of the Trust that are left after the charity’s debts, if any, have been paid off, must be given to the other Trust(s) which have similar objectives.